Algarve Fun’s local travel experts have put together some of their best tips and advice for ensuing you get the most from every visit to the Algarve! Top attractions to see, places to discover, events not to miss, and ways to entertain the whole family.
Family Trips to the Algarve
Where to go, what to do and how to make the best of your family holiday in the Algarve. The Algarve has so much to see and do, we have selected the very best of what the Algarve has to offer for you to be able to fully enjoy every minute of your visit.
Find the best restaurants to keep the kids happy while you enjoy some great food!
With so many great places to stay in the Algarve its hard to know where to start. Our guide will help you find the town which is perfect for you and your family as we review all of the best places from East to West in the Algarve.
Discover the best activities, attractions & sports to keep your kids entertained all holiday and find out why the Algarve is a perfect holiday destination for the whole family.
Choosing the Best Activities
The Algarve has very rich scenery and thus attracts a lot of very different species.
Unique private spas experiences.
A beautiful time to visit the Algarve.
We compared the three most popular water parks in the Algarve and will help you work out whether you should visit Aquashow, Slide & Splash or Aqualand. Find out which is best for adrenaline, young children and families, or for relaxing and enjoying the sun.
With so many boats available in the Algarve it’s hard to choose. Read our guide to find the best marina, boat type, and trip type for your family & friends.
Being one of the main attractions in the Algarve come and learn more about these species, dolphin safaris and boat trips included.
Sights & Activities Not to Miss
Discover the best marinas and harbours with tops for where to eat, what to do and more.
Visiting a lighthouse is a great solo or group activity that you can do in the Algarve.
The Algarve, full of history.
The best way to understand local cultures.
An active type of holiday or a romantic escape?
Discover the best of the easter time.
Take a look at some of the best resorts the Algarve has to offer.
From time-honoured classics to exciting newcomers check out the Algarve’s Top Fine-Dining Restaurants.
The Algarve’s must-try eats.
The Algarve’s most peaceful retreats.
From east to west of the Algarve there are many of these hidden beauty spots.
Find out where to buy the best bargains while in the Algarve.
Stretching for 60km along the Algarve coast, Ria Formosa is a haven for wildlife, including flamingos and chameleons.
In the Algarve there is plenty to discover so read our 2 minute guide on where to go, and what not to miss. From amazing golden sandy beaches, to dramatic cliffs and rock formations, from fisherman’s villages to busy cities you have it all!
Discover Great Castles, Churches, Museums and much more!
A visit to a market in the Algarve is a great way to spend the day, soak up the culture and pick up a bargain at the same time! Find out where the best ones are, what times they open and what to expect.
Find out where you can taste the best award winning Algarve wines and at the same time discover the countryside and culture of this beautiful region. With so many great wineries in the Algarve we will help you plan your perfect trip.
Discover our tips for hiking and walking in the Algarve.
Top Sights to Visit and Activities to Try for Solo Travellers.
With over 150km of coastline in the Algarve it can be hard to choose which caves you should visit, so read our guide to find out more. Including the famous caves of Benagil, Algar Seco, Ponta da Piedade and more.
The Algar de Benagil cave is certainly the most famous cave in the Algarve but does it it live up to the hype? We ventured inside to find out more and get a first hand report of what it’s really like.
Find out more about Lagos’ beautiful Ponta da Piedade caves and rock formations. Discover why they’re famous, what to expect and the best ways to explore them.
Find out more about Carveoiro’s beautiful Algar Seco caves and rock formations. Discover why they’re famous, what to expect and the best ways to explore them.
The Algarve is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Find out all you need to know about them and discover our tips. maps for finding them, and all the information you need for a great day out.
Algarve Fun are the Algarve experts with over 200 great attractions and activities to try. We’ve reviewed our top 10 things to do in the Algarve so you don’t miss out on the best.
Find out the countryside and enjoy it at the most.
Have you heard of the Rota do Petisco? Want to know exactly what it is or how it works? Read our article to find out more!
The Algarve is full of little charming towns and villages, these hidden gems are truly amazing, with stunning natural beauty and an architecture that reminds us of how the country used to be half-century ago.
The Algarve is famous for its huge of festivals celebrating the best of the Algarve’s arts, gastronomy, music, history and entertainment. Find out which festivals are the best and all the dates, times and information you need to take part in the fun.
Sports in the Algarve
For the adrenaline junkie.
Hit the Road.
Discover why the Algarve is a surfer’s paradise and find where the best surf beaches are for beginners, intermediates or experts right across the Algarve from east to west.
The Algarve’s coastline is famous for its cliffs, caves and rock formations and the best way to discover them is with a kayak or SUP tour. We’ve reviewed the best spots along the coast for great tours with amazing scenery that you won’t want to miss.
The Algarve is an excellent place for snorkelling with calm seas and a huge number of beaches. We review the best beaches and places for snorkelling for sea life and amazing scenery from the Algarve’s famous cliffs and rock formations.
The Algarve’s long coastline of almost 200km offers many options for scuba divers of all levels of experience and we review some of the best spots to discover the Algarve’s sealife, underwater scenery and maritime history.
The Algarve’s extensive coast is the perfect place to go fishing. There are more than 200 fish species in the Algarve sea, including 300kg marlins! Discover when and where you can find them with our top tips guide.
The Algarve is a great place for horse riding and we review some of the best places to go for a trek on the coast and also in the rural interior with its extensive countryside and mountains.
The Algarve is renowned as one of the world’s best golf destinations and with such great courses it can be hard to choose the best. We asked 3 local PGA Professionals in the Algarve to recommend the best course for beginners and those with less experience.
Discover where to go for beautiful coastal, mountain and rural scenery. In the Algarve you can find fantastic routes whether you want a gentle afternoon stroll or a challenging multi-day hike. Find out more about our top choices here.
Algarve is widely appreciated as one of Europe’s most romantic destinations.
Suitable for those who want a more active type of holiday.
Winter Travel Tips
The Algarve is known for its 300 days of sunshine every year but what do you do on the other 65? Discover our top tips for keeping the whole family entertained whatever the weather with some of the Algarve’s best activities and attractions.
The Algarve is one of the best destinations in Portugal to celebrate New Year’s Eve. With many towns hosting events, parties and festivals there is plenty to choose from. We review some of the best to help you plan your perfect New Years Eve celebration.
Christmas traditions are seen everywhere with lights on main streets, nativities, Christmas music in the air! Find Out more about Christmas Markets here!
During the quieter months of the the winter in the Algarve there is still plenty of choice for things to do and we review our top attractions and activities for whatever the weather.
Are you planning on heading away for a winter break? Then this is the right article for you as we’ll help you discover why you should definitely head for the Algarve.
During the winter season it can be hard to find the perfect place to eat or drink, so let us help!
How’s your Portuguese?
With public transport offering great value it is a great way to discover the Algarve. Find out all you need to know here!
If you’re visiting Portugal from outside the EU find out more about the visa requirements for entry
Hiring a car sometimes can be stressful; our tips will help you to have happy motoring!
Money Saving Tips
As prices for flights to the Algarve continue to soar, explore some different options to travel to the cheaply and visit the Algarve for less!
Find here our Top 10 Great Value restaurants in the Algarve with the tasty and confort foodies! Variety and flavours are set on the table!
The best things in life are free.
Top tips for making your holiday and travel budget go further (so that you can too!)